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  • Job start date

    20 October 2023

  • Closing date

    5 October 2023 at 1pm

  • Date listed

    14 July 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£23,194.00 - £24,498.00 Annually (FTE)

Caretaker / Site Manager job summary

37 Hours per week, 52 weeks per year.

We are seeking to appoint a care taker/site manager. An enthusiastic and committed individual is required to work with the site cleaning team and the trust, ensuring the school premises and facilities are presented and maintained to the highest standards. Previous experience in a school environment would be of great advantage. Overtime may be available from time to time, depending on the needs of the school, events planned and time of year.      

Key tasks will include:  

  • Undertaking site security and fire alarms, including locking and unlocking premises 

  • Take a proactive role in identifying and implementing improvements to site security.

  • Supervising the work of contractors on site  General porterage, furniture, equipment and room set up  

  • Have an understanding of Health and Safety within the school environment or be willing to learn

  • Site cleaning and working alongside the cleaning team  

  • General site maintenance

  • Monitoring of planned maintenance, site maintenance, weekly checks and repairs through the online system - i Am Compliant.  

  • Grounds maintenance 

  • Good communication skills, the ability to work effectively with others in school and to work without direct supervision is essential.

  • Working alongside the trust estate managers, school business manager and office manager to ensure high standards and best value are met. 

  • Be available to answer emergencies outside of regular working hours and pre - planned lettings

  • Ensure that any lettings of the school comply with the Trust lettings policy and any breaches are logged. 

  • Personal qualities required are a flexible attitude, willingness to undertake practical tasks, a commitment to high standards and attention to detail. 

    This post works under the direct of the Office Manager.

    For further information regarding the role and responsibilities please refer to the job description.

    Visits to the school are warmly welcomed and positively encourage and we know you will instantly love us!

ASSET Education is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020.

The successful candidate will have to meet the requirements of the job description and will be subject to pre-employment checks including  an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) and children's barred list check, health check, online search and  satisfactory references.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

This job post has expired.

About Edgar Sewter Community Primary School

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
322 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11

School location

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